Browns-Seahawks Capsule

CLEVELAND (3-10) at SEATTLE (8-5)

Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Seahawks by 13 1/2

RECORD VS SPREAD - Browns 5-8, Seahawks 6-6-1

SERIES RECORD - Seahawks lead 11-6

LAST MEETING - Browns beat Seahawks 6-3, Oct. 23, 2011

LAST WEEK - Browns beat 49ers 24-10; Seahawks beat Ravens 35-6

AP PRO32 RANKING - Browns No. 29, Seahawks No. 4

BROWNS OFFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSH (30), PASS (11)

BROWNS DEFENSE - OVERALL (26), RUSH (29), PASS (22T)

SEAHAWKS OFFENSE - OVERALL (5), RUSH (1), PASS (19)

SEAHAWKS DEFENSE - OVERALL (2), RUSH (2), PASS (6)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - First meeting between teams since 2011 and first meeting in Seattle since 2003. ... Seahawks can clinch playoff spot this week with victory and certain others losing. ... Browns playing first road game since Nov. 15 at Pittsburgh. ... Browns QB Johnny Manziel makes second straight start coming off one of his best games. Manziel threw for 270 yards, one touchdown and completed nearly 68 percent of passes vs. 49ers. ... RB Isaiah Crowell rushed for career-high 145 yards and had two TDs last week. ... Rookie RB Duke Johnson ranks second in AFC in catches (49) and yards receiving (446) among running backs. ... Gary Barnidge third in the NFL among tight ends in yards receiving (901) and touchdowns with eight. ... Browns had season-high nine sacks last week, most by any team in league this season. LB Armonty Bryant had two and Desmond Bryant had 1 1/2. That was most sacks by Browns since having nine in 1993 win over New Orleans. ... Rookies DT Danny Shelton and DE Xavier Cooper both Seattle-area natives. Shelton played at Washington, Cooper played at Washington State. ... LB Karlos Dansby leads Browns in tackles with 89 and interceptions with three. ... Seahawks have won six of seven and outscored past two opponents 73-13. ... QB Russell Wilson has at least three TD passes and zero interceptions in four straight games, tied for longest streak in NFL history. ... Wilson has posted 138.5 or higher passer rating in four straight games, only QB to do that since at least 1960. .. Wilson has 16 TDs and zero interceptions in last four. ... Running back is unsettled after Thomas Rawls was lost for season to broken ankle. Seahawks expected to use Bryce Brown, Christine Michael or Derrick Coleman at RB. ... Seahawks have rushed for 100 yards or more as team in 24 straight games. ... WR Doug Baldwin with 17 catches for 321 yards and eight touchdowns in past three games is first WR since Jerry Rice in 1993 with eight TDs in span of three games. ... WR Tyler Lockett is second rookie with five touchdown catches and touchdowns on kick and punt returns in first season. Gale Sayers was other. ... Seahawks remain only team in NFL not to allow a 100-yard rusher this season. ... Seahawks holding last four opponents to 44 yards per game on ground. ... DE Cliff Avril has four sacks in his past three games and 5 1/2 sacks in past seven. ... CB Richard Sherman has interceptions in two of his last three games after going 11 games without pick. ... Fantasy tip: Seattle has struggled all year against tight ends and Barnidge has become favored target for whoever is playing quarterback for Browns.

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